Book traces long history with body image

Book traces long history with body image
Book traces long history with body image

Book traces long history with body image

With 2013 coming to a close, thousands of Americans pledge to get in shape for the new year. This phenomenon has not always been the case. Author Jonathan Black explains the history of body worship in his new book Making the American Body: The Remarkable Saga of the Men and Women Whose Feats, Feuds, and Passions Shaped Fitness History. (Photo: Flickr/Tulane Public Relations)